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Argentinos Juniors will visit Estadio José Amalfitani on Wednesday for the Superliga tie with home team Vélez Sarsfield.
All Vélez Sarsfield v Argentinos Juniors match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Vélez Sarsfield go into this match after a 1-1 Superliga tied result vs Talleres.
In that game, Vélez Sarsfield had 58% possession and 15 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Vélez Sarsfield was Juan Lucero (68'). At the other end, Talleres had 12 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Michael Santos (57') scored for Talleres.
Mauricio Pellegrino's Vélez Sarsfield have hit the target a sum total of 8 times over their past 6 outings. Conversely, the number of goals that have been scored against them in that time stands at 5.
Their previous form shows that Vélez Sarsfield:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Argentinos Juniors in their previous 3 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 8 home league matches. It's been impressive.
In their previous game, Argentinos Juniors drew 0-0 in the Superliga match with Godoy Cruz.
In that match, Argentinos Juniors managed 53% possession and 18 shots at goal with 5 on target. For their opponents, Godoy Cruz had 12 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
Looking at their form, and Argentinos Juniors have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals in total. At the back, Argentinos Juniors certainly have room for improvement. Nevertheless, we must now wait to see if that trend might persist in this next match or not.
Taking a look at their past results, Argentinos Juniors:
- have not won against Vélez Sarsfield in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head results going back to 17/02/2016 tells us that these fixtures have not been kind to Argentinos Juniors. They have not managed to register any wins whatsoever whereas Vélez Sarsfield have maintained the edge over them, winning in 67 per cent of those ties.
A total of 10 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 9 of them from El Fortín and 1 coming from Bichitos Colorados. The average goals per game has been 1.67.
Team News: Vélez Sarsfield
The Vélez Sarsfield manager Mauricio Pellegrino doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match owing to a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Argentinos Juniors
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad ready to go, the Argentinos Juniors boss Gabriel Milito has zero fitness concerns to report ahead of this match.
Our thinking is that Argentinos Juniors might have a difficult job to score goals against this Vélez Sarsfield lineup who we think will emerge victorious.
We’re therefore anticipating a very competitive game with a 1-0 winning score for Vélez Sarsfield after 90 minutes.
Should be interesting.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio José Amalfitani (49,540)
Captain: Lucas Hoyos
Chairman: Sergio Rapisarda
Manager: Mauricio Pellegrino
Competitions: Copa de la Liga Profesional (Parent), Superliga position 5
🔑 Star Player: Thiago Almada
Regularly played in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Thiago Almada was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After making a first senior appearance for Vélez Sarsfield in the 2018 - 2019 season, the accomplished Midfielder has scored 4 league goals in the Superliga 2021 campaign to date in 16 appearances.